Insect Crafts for Kids

What child doesn’t like to learn about insects and creepy crawlies?!  Use these crafts, printables and projects to enhance your buggy unit studies and thematic lessons.  As fun as craft time is, bugs and critters are so much more fun to experience in real life. Some of our favorite afternoons have been spent watching caterpillars spin into cocoons, earthworms crawling across the yard, and ants making a their way across the pavement.  Be sure to provide ample opportunity for children to explore these amazing creatures in their natural habitat.

Suggested Resources for a Unit Study:


DIY Butterfly Life Cycle Stamps

These life cycle stamps are a snap to make and children are left with a lasting impression they can use again and again.

Insect Crafts & Notebooks

We’ve got some great bug themed crafts on
our sister site You’ll find some fun ideas for learning about a variety of different bugs!

A-Z Buggy Bible Verse Cards

This set includes 26 different scriptures paired with an alphabetical showcase of God’s amazing insects, bugs, and creepy crawlies. Each verse card has a full color photograph of the bug, name of the bug, KJV scripture, and circle boxes to track progress. There is also an included envelope for storage.

What’s That Bug Worksheet

Our Scientific Discovery Notebooking Printables would be great to have on hand for when your children come to you with different creatures they have found in the backyard.

Alphabugs Lapbooks

Over 26 lapbooks from A-Z, one insect, bug or creepy crawly for each letter. Featuring life cycle printables, scripture verse, habitats, basic facts coloring pages and more.

Butterfly Printables

Our butterfly resources are a beautiful addition to your classroom! You’ll find free printable life cycle charts,minibooks, sequencing cards, coloring pages, classroom projects and more!


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